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Herbal remedies passed down through my grandfather - died1901
5/17/2010 5:38:20 PM
5/17/2010 4:56:31 PM
TTEAM for mental and physical health
5/17/2010 3:17:56 PM
Game Ready Machine
5/17/2010 3:10:15 PM
5/17/2010 2:16:38 PM
Herbal therapy - Raspberry Leaf, bought in bulk, for moody mares.
5/17/2010 12:24:51 PM
Have also used Reiki, energy work. Great stuff, alternative options.
5/17/2010 12:06:52 AM
The Equine Touch
5/16/2010 11:26:26 PM
acupressure, tens machine,(electronic stimulus of acupuncture point,aromatherapy, reike
5/16/2010 11:25:06 PM
ProBios for a healthy gut.
5/16/2010 10:55:10 PM
aroma therapy works great too
5/16/2010 2:22:10 PM
leased an older horse, thought it would help, didn't really need it and was out $80 lol
5/16/2010 1:57:20 PM
Product called Echo -23 . You apply like aq poultice and cover with cloth let dry and wash off .
5/15/2010 11:28:36 AM
Horse limping and other remidies not effective
5/15/2010 9:05:42 AM
Combination of modalities above gave great results
5/15/2010 8:26:34 AM
cold therapy, liniments, support wraps, cold hosing.
5/15/2010 7:59:28 AM
5/15/2010 6:03:08 AM
tender care therapy=LOVE=caress him while whispering sweet things in his ear
5/14/2010 9:22:08 PM
My horse fell in a washrack while tied and threw his back out-chiropractic really helped.
5/14/2010 3:16:28 PM
triggerpoint therapy-combined w/massage,ice therapy, hot/cold therapy
5/14/2010 9:39:27 AM
5/14/2010 8:43:15 AM
My horse absolutely loves having his chiropractic treatment! The results are instant!
5/14/2010 2:07:04 AM
Like vet medicine, these therapies are only as good as the practitioners. So don't blame the theapy.
5/13/2010 11:23:02 PM
5/13/2010 7:20:08 PM
shock wave therapy, homeopathic meds
5/13/2010 5:46:15 PM
Heavy doses of silica/collagen cured soft tissue damage in deep digital flexor area for my jumper
5/13/2010 5:13:58 PM
5/13/2010 4:45:04 PM
Can't confirm the effect of massage therapy, but my stallion loved the experience!
5/13/2010 4:22:01 PM
I routinely give my mare a good massage with longer sessions during her cycle. Works wonders!
5/13/2010 3:01:55 PM
I have used herbal and homeopathics with success
5/13/2010 3:00:16 PM
Horses can't fake it - chiropractic therapy works!
5/13/2010 1:50:27 PM
Massage not only works physically, but they really do relax mentally, which will help physically
5/13/2010 1:08:22 PM
Reiki used on horses is wonderful. My horse is VERY receptive.
5/13/2010 12:49:08 PM
5/13/2010 12:21:12 PM
I would use an alternative if there was any reliable scientific evidence that something really was o
5/13/2010 11:22:43 AM
5/13/2010 10:12:25 AM
Equine Body Work
5/13/2010 9:55:56 AM
No alternative therapies
5/13/2010 6:48:13 AM
laser treatment for ligament injury
5/13/2010 5:41:56 AM
Game Ready dry cold compression
5/13/2010 1:46:48 AM
5/13/2010 12:23:00 AM
works great to manage pain after founder
5/12/2010 11:02:52 PM
5/12/2010 11:02:31 PM
My horse gets a reg massage and I use Arnica wraps under his polos for soothing & tightening.
5/12/2010 10:55:13 PM
Massage has done the most good. Other therepies have had mixed results.
5/12/2010 9:05:55 PM
I work in racehorse rehab with the help of therapy many can go onto racing or showing
5/12/2010 8:54:59 PM
Far infrared heating pads to speed healing
5/12/2010 8:46:24 PM
5/12/2010 6:25:59 PM
Scenar biofeedback therapy, homeopathic remedies, myofascia release, integrative manual therapy
5/12/2010 6:20:55 PM
I use herbal wormers with excellent results ( stool tests negative) no side effects & no toxic build
5/12/2010 4:40:22 PM
None really, but we do use totally awesome theraputic horseshoeing. Othes stuff seems like a gimmick
5/12/2010 4:26:21 PM
5/12/2010 4:16:09 PM
5/12/2010 3:55:17 PM
5/12/2010 3:29:34 PM
I must be a bad horse owner, never used any of these. Just corn oil on feed for a hard keeper.
5/12/2010 3:28:26 PM
Checking with psychics.
5/12/2010 3:21:01 PM
5/12/2010 3:11:12 PM
bach flower remedies
5/12/2010 3:07:56 PM
My horse bucked big time when asked to canter.After chiropractic treatment, no bucking.A blessing.
5/12/2010 3:05:07 PM
Shockwave therapy. My SI injury horse is now sound because of these alternatives. No injections.
5/12/2010 2:59:36 PM
Ortho-Bionomy (Equine Positional Release)
5/12/2010 2:51:27 PM
We used a very disciplined program including massage daily to rehab a signif tendon/sheath injury
5/12/2010 2:42:15 PM
It works for me so why not my horse?!
5/12/2010 2:26:30 PM
I am a qualified neuromuscular therapist so treat my own horses
5/12/2010 2:10:50 PM
5/12/2010 1:44:28 PM
5/12/2010 1:30:39 PM
5/12/2010 1:25:38 PM
natural herbs from Hilton reiki treatments and crainial sacral work
5/12/2010 12:59:42 PM
5/12/2010 12:57:52 PM
Accupressure, maggots for foot abscesses, herbs, aroma therapy, lazer treatment, homotherapy
5/12/2010 12:15:44 PM
Energy Healing, Biofeedback testing, flower essences (for behavior), SCENAR therapy, colour light
5/12/2010 12:12:05 PM
shock wave; did not work, made her more sore
5/12/2010 12:04:54 PM
They work. I wouldn't use them if I didn't see results.
5/12/2010 11:47:24 AM
Bio-somatics, I am learning how to release tension in my horse. It is helping to improve his posture
5/12/2010 11:40:58 AM
5/12/2010 11:16:02 AM
5/12/2010 10:53:05 AM
actually, no therapies
5/12/2010 10:31:56 AM
herbal, chinese medicine
5/12/2010 10:07:13 AM
pulsed electromagnetic field therapy
5/12/2010 9:58:59 AM
homeopathy, aromatherapy, herbs
5/12/2010 9:57:01 AM
5/12/2010 9:27:40 AM
5/12/2010 9:24:59 AM
Massage therapy has been great or my horses
5/12/2010 9:20:16 AM
5/12/2010 9:18:10 AM
5/12/2010 8:58:45 AM
physical therapy, stretching, flax seed, Betamune, carrots as rewards
5/12/2010 8:04:50 AM
Shiatsu - it is based on Chinese medicine and uses acupressure points with stretches and rotations.
5/12/2010 7:47:47 AM
My chiropractor also uses a laser, great results
5/12/2010 7:47:38 AM
5/12/2010 7:02:21 AM
5/12/2010 6:53:29 AM
they are appropriate but don't work on all problems.
5/12/2010 6:49:43 AM
I find it really helpful
5/12/2010 2:28:58 AM
aromatherapy and kinesiology
5/12/2010 2:03:13 AM
5/12/2010 12:59:37 AM
I have my own laser and use it on my horses
5/11/2010 11:59:02 PM
5/11/2010 11:58:23 PM
Horse responded so well, made me a believer for horses or humans!
5/11/2010 11:44:37 PM
I use an herbal joint supplement for my 7 yr old with High Ringbone.
5/11/2010 11:29:27 PM
5/11/2010 11:26:27 PM
great results with chiro care
5/11/2010 11:16:16 PM
5/11/2010 11:05:33 PM
Have also found herbal remedies & homeopathy helpful for some issues
5/11/2010 11:00:00 PM
osteopathy, aroma therapy, physiotherapy
5/11/2010 10:55:24 PM
If something helps me feel better, it might make him feel better too.
5/11/2010 10:55:15 PM
5/11/2010 10:43:31 PM
Chiropractor and massage therapy.
5/11/2010 10:12:36 PM
5/11/2010 10:07:06 PM
5/11/2010 9:57:08 PM
My results have been extraordinary. It is extremely important for people to be aware of charlatans.
5/11/2010 9:47:59 PM
5/11/2010 9:41:54 PM
herbs and homeopathy
5/11/2010 9:39:55 PM
5/11/2010 9:29:13 PM
Used on navicular horse, others checked out fine
5/11/2010 9:25:10 PM
5/11/2010 9:15:42 PM
Hot and cold therapy
5/11/2010 8:56:51 PM
5/11/2010 8:54:37 PM
5/11/2010 8:47:59 PM
"cold laser" which was infrared light therapy
5/11/2010 8:43:21 PM
essential oils and flower essences
5/11/2010 8:30:10 PM
1st trim feet level. no long toes & get good heel support. This will help horse move well. bad tr
5/11/2010 8:29:48 PM
5/11/2010 8:26:30 PM
Didn't do much but drain my wallet
5/11/2010 8:19:18 PM
5/11/2010 8:18:07 PM
5/11/2010 8:15:28 PM
High Quality essential oils including rain drop using Young Living essential oils
5/11/2010 8:06:03 PM
I do Reiki on my horses and have used an animal communicator.
5/11/2010 7:53:21 PM
5/11/2010 7:50:47 PM
crauio-sacral therapy and body balancing
5/11/2010 7:44:52 PM
I've used ceramic thread items to radiate the horse's body heat back to the horse (Back on Track).
5/11/2010 7:27:02 PM
5/11/2010 7:15:43 PM
5/11/2010 7:07:24 PM
5/11/2010 7:02:24 PM
I have used photonic light therapy for arthritis with great success.
5/11/2010 6:57:14 PM
5/11/2010 6:43:48 PM
found chiro with acupunture to be most effective together, massage and magnets to help very little.
5/11/2010 6:35:26 PM
5/11/2010 6:24:03 PM
5/11/2010 6:12:20 PM
Equine Vet insisted it was joint problems. Was not. Chiropractor solved the back pain.
5/11/2010 5:58:16 PM
craniiosacral therapy, traditional chinese medicine
5/11/2010 5:54:05 PM
electro muscle stimulation
5/11/2010 5:53:58 PM
5/11/2010 5:46:36 PM
Happy Horse! Beautiful hooves, coat and skin - joints are working good.
5/11/2010 5:33:29 PM
5/11/2010 5:23:35 PM
Acupressure and applied kinesiology
5/11/2010 5:22:04 PM
5/11/2010 5:18:24 PM
I was a traditional western vet medicine until I tried chiropractic on my mare and saw the differenc
5/11/2010 5:15:51 PM
Bowen and Equine craniosacral, homeopathy and Bach flower remedies. Energy work and communication
5/11/2010 5:15:21 PM
Sound Wave therapy
5/11/2010 5:07:44 PM
5/11/2010 4:59:57 PM
5/11/2010 4:53:28 PM
5/11/2010 4:49:18 PM
Homeopathy. Chiro/DVM visits monthly, does acupunture/massage as needed.
5/11/2010 4:46:08 PM
Use only homeopathic medicines
5/11/2010 4:43:10 PM
My horses love to see the Chiropractor drive up.
5/11/2010 4:41:11 PM
what a differencen in their athletic ability!
5/11/2010 4:40:37 PM
5/11/2010 4:40:12 PM
ANIMAL COMMUNICATOR - I KNOW! BUT, I WAS DESPERATE. MY HORSE WAS FACING A LIFE THREATENING ILLNESS.
5/11/2010 4:35:25 PM
Homeophathy. Massage, chiro and neutriceuticals worked best.
5/11/2010 4:28:10 PM
several different horses, several differente vets. Same results - nothing!!
5/11/2010 4:24:40 PM
Cold laser & water therapy
5/11/2010 4:22:46 PM
Chiropractic works wonders and needs to be more accepted.
5/11/2010 4:17:52 PM
Cold Hose Therapy
5/11/2010 4:16:11 PM
sound wave therapy
5/11/2010 4:15:43 PM
meridian work, herbs
5/11/2010 4:03:27 PM
Doesn;t anyone TALK to their horses? Gentle words/strokes all over settles my horse for work
5/11/2010 4:00:27 PM
cold laser treatments on a suspensory injury as well as on an eye injury. Also homeopathy.
5/11/2010 3:59:35 PM
5/11/2010 3:54:57 PM
5/11/2010 3:54:52 PM
haven't used any therapeutic options and almost no conventional care just clean water and sunshine
5/11/2010 3:52:56 PM
Natural hoof care
5/11/2010 3:47:33 PM
Craniosacral most recently - great results!
5/11/2010 3:47:13 PM
I am a Reiki Master
5/11/2010 3:45:33 PM
5/11/2010 3:39:13 PM
bioscan also, have used them all for hardworking endurance horses
5/11/2010 3:37:12 PM
back on track products. eastern medicines
5/11/2010 3:31:28 PM
5/11/2010 3:29:06 PM
Have also used laser light therapy and reiki energy work.
5/11/2010 3:28:40 PM
5/11/2010 3:26:18 PM
5/11/2010 3:25:56 PM
My husband scoffed but the results made a believer out of him. Tx
5/11/2010 3:25:00 PM
homeopathic, natruopathic, "Feldenkrais"
5/11/2010 3:24:42 PM
myofacial release (rolfing)
5/11/2010 3:20:03 PM
5/11/2010 3:18:33 PM
Accupressure, herbs, essential oils
5/11/2010 3:18:03 PM
During the show season, I have my chiropractor out every other month.
5/11/2010 3:16:55 PM
I currently became an Equine Sports Massage Therapist, so my very lucky horse gets massaged 3x/week!
5/11/2010 3:16:19 PM
We use are horses for therapeutic riding Chiropactic work has given our horses over 10 yrs of servi
5/11/2010 3:15:06 PM
Shock wave and Cold water therapy machine for injury
5/11/2010 3:14:22 PM
laser therapy, shockwave therapy
5/11/2010 3:13:57 PM
I have used chiropractic, magnetic & essential oils all with success.
5/11/2010 3:13:46 PM
Acupuncture worked beautifully!
5/11/2010 3:13:11 PM
I have also recently used homeopathic remedies
5/11/2010 3:09:32 PM
Tried different therapies on different horses w/varying degrees of success
5/11/2010 3:06:29 PM
5/11/2010 3:04:53 PM
Energy therapy - Reiki or IET (Integrated Energy Therapy)
5/11/2010 3:04:19 PM
Game Ready, Therapeutic Ultrasound
5/11/2010 3:00:55 PM
5/11/2010 2:59:08 PM
Reike, Gigong and homeopathic
5/11/2010 2:58:31 PM
Cold Laser treatment. All treatments had mixed results, some great some no effect at all.
5/11/2010 2:58:10 PM
Reiki and communication
5/11/2010 2:57:13 PM
5/11/2010 2:55:38 PM
Herbs for ulcers.
5/11/2010 2:55:28 PM
5/11/2010 2:52:15 PM
Horse wouldn't take a left lead and after a few treatments he started taking his left lead.
5/11/2010 2:50:35 PM
diatomaceous earth and garlic for worming which I observed also helps with fly contron
5/11/2010 2:48:20 PM
5/11/2010 2:37:25 PM
After chiro, acu,and massage, he is now headed for AquaStride for water therapy
5/11/2010 2:36:18 PM
5/11/2010 2:36:07 PM
none! are you people crazy!
5/11/2010 2:27:29 PM
my mare was always straining her muscles when she was young. massage got her comfortable again.
5/11/2010 2:23:01 PM
5/11/2010 2:21:09 PM
Treadmill & Saltwater Spa therapy
5/11/2010 2:15:13 PM
5/11/2010 2:12:49 PM
Chiro and acupuncture have helped my Arabs.
5/11/2010 2:09:00 PM
Homeopathy is a first reached for therapy in our stable it is great to have on hand for injury
5/11/2010 1:38:08 PM
Chiropractic- as needed <once per year
5/11/2010 1:00:30 PM
None, I have never had to use any on my mare!
5/11/2010 10:15:14 AM
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